| Dec 31, 2014
| 3:08 PM
In January, it looked like the end was near.
After a two-year contract impasse, the Saucon Valley School District and education association both announced a tentative agreement had been reached for a new contract for the 180 teachers in the district....
| Dec 31, 2014
| 4:05 PM
– With some 600,000 Pennsylvanians newly eligible for the state's expanding Medicaid program, the doctors who provide care through that program for low-income residents are getting some bad news: their fees are going down.
Those payments were hiked...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 5:20 AM
PHILADELPHIA The going-out-of-business sign unnerved Rob Hamilton as he swung open the door to Superior Shoe Repair at midmorning Tuesday with two pairs of size 12s in hand one black, one deep brown.
"What's happening?" he asked Greg Kent, the shoe-shine...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 3:27 PM
While much of the political world has already turned its attention squarely on 2016 and the drama that will accompany the election of the 45th president of the United States, 2015 promises to provide some political drama of its own, with Pennsylvania...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Shawn Wagner was frustrated that it took video footage of an NFL player punching his then-fiance in an elevator to enrage the public about domestic violence.
But such damning documentation is a clear reminder that a recording can often serve as powerful...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Jury selection was scheduled to begin Monday in the trial of the man accused of killing Pittsburgh police K-9 Rocco and wounding several officers, including the dog's handler.
John Rush, 22, is charged with stabbing the 8-year-old German shepherd...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Completing a prolific downfall that started with allegations of rape, former Montgomery County Republican Party Chairman Robert J. Kerns agreed Monday to a plea deal that requires him to spend 15 years as a registered sex offender and two years on...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Open enrollment begins Monday for the health care program that Gov. Tom Corbett created and Gov.-elect Tom Wolf promises to dismantle.
What that will mean for those who enroll in the program, called Healthy PA, is not clear. The program could extend...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 8:46 PM
State Rep. Todd Stephens saw a problem when a bleeding woman feared losing her apartment just because a neighbor had the heart to call 911.
Compounding the problem was a nuisance ordinance that fines landlords if police are called too often....
| Nov 15, 2014
| 8:05 PM
After being elected to Lehigh County Court in November 2011, Doug Reichley resigned from his job as a Republican state representative.
But, unbeknownst to Reichley, his old employer — the Pennsylvania House of Representatives — kept his...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 9:12 PM
Chinese investors have begun signing up to spend $500,000 each to help pay for a long-awaited connection between the Pennsylvania Turnpike and I-95.
In exchange, the investors hope to get permanent residency in the United States for themselves and their...